We use cookies to show content based on your preferences. If you continue to browse you accept their use and installation. More information. >

FMF - Friends of Minerals Forum, discussion and message board
The place to share your mineralogical experiences


Spanish message board






Newest topics and users posts
07 Aug-17:26:18 Popular minerals - twinned quartz (japan law twin) from colombia (Jordi Fabre)
07 Aug-14:43:35 Re: don lum collection (Don Lum)
07 Aug-14:14:04 Re: collection of michael shaw (Michael Shaw)
06 Aug-13:16:17 Re: don lum collection (Don Lum)
06 Aug-11:25:10 Re: the mim museum in beirut, lebanon (Fiebre Verde)
06 Aug-10:17:03 Re: about cyclic twinning - (5) (Peter Lemkin)
06 Aug-10:08:48 Re: the mim museum in beirut, lebanon (Peter Lemkin)
06 Aug-07:21:56 Re: the mim museum in beirut, lebanon (Mim Museum)
05 Aug-22:48:29 Re: about cyclic twinning - (5) (Kevin Conroy)
05 Aug-16:56:30 Popular minerals - fluorapatite from panasqueira, portugal (Jordi Fabre)
05 Aug-16:08:40 Re: the mim museum in beirut, lebanon (David K. Joyce)
05 Aug-14:11:56 Re: about cyclic twinning - (5) (Rutilefox)
05 Aug-12:58:14 Re: james sowerby's illustrations (Max Merlo)
05 Aug-12:09:15 Re: the mim museum in beirut, lebanon (Rweaver)
05 Aug-10:39:40 Re: the mim museum in beirut, lebanon - solidarity with the lebanese people! (Kevin Schofield)
05 Aug-10:28:26 Re: the mim museum in beirut, lebanon (Peter Lemkin)
05 Aug-03:56:22 The mim museum in beirut, lebanon - solidarity with the lebanese people! (Jordi Fabre)
04 Aug-15:56:58 Re: found in iowa please identify (Firmo Espinar)
04 Aug-15:37:15 Re: found in iowa please identify (James Catmur)
04 Aug-15:34:48 Re: collection of sante celiberti - a mineralogical trip through italy (Sante Celiberti)
04 Aug-12:13:42 Found in iowa please identify (Leone1986)
04 Aug-05:49:12 How to collect in an "apartment for sale". (Sante Celiberti)
04 Aug-03:59:43 Re: lonsdaleite? (Alfredo)
03 Aug-18:08:22 Re: lonsdaleite? (Pete Richards)
03 Aug-16:18:49 Re: lonsdaleite? (Kevin Conroy)

For lists of newest topics and postings click here


RSS RSS

View unanswered posts

Why and how to register

Index Index
 FAQFAQ RegisterRegister  Log inLog in
 {Forgotten your password?}Forgotten your password?  

Like
70807


The time now is Aug 08, 2020 00:12

Search for a textSearch for a text   

A general guide for using the Forum with some rules and tips
Search found 236 matches
Index
Author Message
  Topic: Dreaming of minerals
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 5
Views: 3198

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Apr 16, 2020 19:56   Subject: Re: Dreaming of minerals
Often I run across a specimen that leaves me befuddled. Should I get it or not? Usually I'll tell the dealer "Let me think about it." And I do. However, the ultimate test is whether or n ...
  Topic: How everyday common items got started
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 12
Views: 8095

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Mar 17, 2020 15:01   Subject: Re: How everyday common items got started
In response to Dr Friedman's post, I must add that, when growing up in Amarillo, Texas, I had many friends from Lubbock, Texas (a few miles south of Amarillo), most of whom had a brownish discoloratio ...
  Topic: Collection of Benjamin Carballo
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 34
Views: 23183

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jan 26, 2019 20:31   Subject: Re: Collection of Benjamin Carballo
Hi Benjamin. Nice torbernite. I'd be proud to own it and/or fondle it.

All best wishes,

Ed in Kingman
  Topic: Breakfast With Minerals - Podcast Discussion - Episode 01
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 45
Views: 30542

PostForum: Blue Cap Productions   Posted: May 12, 2018 17:11   Subject: Re: Breakfast With Minerals - Podcast Discussion - Episode 01
Ha Tony. You're just jealous because Pater Lemke beat you to the punch with "...museum of the unattainable." Or maybe that should be "unobtainable" ala "unobtainium". ...
  Topic: Looking for Lapidary Services in the Central New Mexico Area
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 2
Views: 2917

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: May 11, 2018 17:17   Subject: Re: Looking for Lapidary Services in the Central New Mexico Area
Yes. You might try Lori Coleman at the SPANISH STIRRUP Rock Shop in Deming.
Their number is 575 545-2814 (at least it used to be in 2016). Good luck with your knapping

Ed in Kingman
  Topic: Micro photos of inclusions in Quartz
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 106
Views: 65497

PostForum: Micros & Macros - Images of Minerals   Posted: Nov 17, 2017 18:23   Subject: Re: Micro photos of inclusions in Quartz
Unbelievable. I don't know how you recognize these things! The chlorite 7 photo is particularly enjoyable.

I look forward to seeing more of them.

Thanks, and happy Thanksgiving

Ed in Kingma ...
  Topic: Cause of Blue, Green and Blue/Green Coloration of Cookeite
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 4
Views: 4370

PostForum: Minerals and Mineralogy   Posted: May 03, 2017 18:02   Subject: Re: Cause of Blue, Green and Blue/Green Coloration of Cookeite
I'll just break in here.

I like the idea of pronouncing it cookie-ite. Kind of silly I know, but hey, sometimes I think we need more silly. For years I pronounced whewellite as "wee-wellite& ...
  Topic: Phil Simmons Collection
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 12
Views: 8867

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Feb 18, 2017 18:54   Subject: Re: Phil Simmons Collection
Nice vanadinite Philip. And self-collected, too. I join with everyone else in looking forward to seeing your minerals from New Mexico in the near future.

All best wishes,

Ed in Kingman
  Topic: One for you slag lovers.
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 12
Views: 8525

PostForum: Off-Topic and Introductions   Posted: Jun 22, 2016 14:32   Subject: Re: One for you slag lovers.
Yes. I found similar-looking stuff out in the desert west of Kingman. Took it to the local meteorite guys KD METEORITES when they lived here. Together we realized that this was some sort of slag of ...
  Topic: Rock Currier
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 20
Views: 33447

PostForum: In Memoriam   Posted: Sep 27, 2015 16:55   Subject: Re: Rock Currier
So much to write, so little room. So Rock introduced me to most of the mineral collecting/dealing community in 1975. I saw him every year thereafter. Our friendship was long-lasting and comfortable ...
  Topic: Rock Currier
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 20
Views: 33447

PostForum: In Memoriam   Posted: Sep 27, 2015 16:26   Subject: Re: Rock Currier
In the winter of 1974, I had just finished Phase 1 of a drilling project in the Christmas Mountains of Texas, working as NORANDA Exploration's Texas Projects geologist After the end of the year holid ...
  Topic: Potential Toxicity of Handling Raw Malachite Specimens.
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 26
Views: 34726

PostForum: Conserving, Preparing and Cleaning Minerals   Posted: Aug 13, 2015 14:38   Subject: Re: Potential Toxicity of Handling Raw Malachite Specimens.
I agree with Les. If one is fearful that handling malachite is hazardous, you may as well don rubber gloves when counting the pennies in your pocket, the high zinc percentage notwithstanding......
...
  Topic: Paris School Of Mines - A recent visit
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 28
Views: 35096

PostForum: École des Mines de Paris (Paris School of Mines)   Posted: Jul 16, 2015 20:49   Subject: Re: Paris School Of Mines - A recent visit
Thanks Bryan. But no malachite pseudomorphs after (octahedral) cuprite from Chessy?

I was really looking forward to seeing some. Oh well, il n'a pas de quoi, eh?

Thanks again for an enlighteni ...
  Topic: Tucson Show 2015
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 174
Views: 224129

PostForum: News about shows   Posted: Feb 17, 2015 15:36   Subject: Re: Tucson Show 2015
Missed a bunch of e-mails, am just now getting around to viewing them. Someone needs to stand a little closer to their copy of Dana's system, in that the formula posted on the label for Azurite is in ...
  Topic: Gail Spann's 2014 Denver Show Adventure Begins...
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 119
Views: 96567

PostForum: Mineral Shows by Gail Spann   Posted: Sep 10, 2014 14:44   Subject: Re: Gail Spann's 2014 Denver Show Adventure Begins...
Great news Gail. Glad to hear/read that you are cancer free. This is just GREAT news!!

And you're entertaining again, getting back into the mineralogical aspect of things. Wish I could be there ...
  Topic: Favourite SEM photos
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 16
Views: 22464

PostForum: Favourite Minerals   Posted: Aug 21, 2014 14:15   Subject: Re: Favorite SEM photos
Holy cow!! Great photos, Cesar. Please post more. These are so unusual. I envy you your time spent at the controls of the SEM machine. Thanks for sharing.

Ed in Kingman
  Topic: In Memoriam - Luiz Menezes, a wonderful friend
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 16
Views: 19929

PostForum: In Memoriam   Posted: Jul 10, 2014 17:45   Subject: Re: In Memoriam - Luiz Menezes, a wonderful friend
I purchased something from Luis almost every year in Tucson, and always came away from the encounter with a smile on my face. He was a good man, and I will miss him like fire. As Peter says "Va ...
  Topic: The 50th Annual Rock Swap June 28 & 29
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 5
Views: 6540

PostForum: Mineral Shows   Posted: Jun 30, 2014 16:19   Subject: Re: The 50th Annual Rock Swap June 28 & 29
Great post Vic. Thanks for sharing. I know it takes time to sort through your photos, pick the ones you want to post, and then write captions for each one. Bravo!!

I was particularly taken with ...
  Topic: James collection
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 54
Views: 53989

PostForum: Collection photos and Collector's page   Posted: Jun 30, 2014 14:32   Subject: Re: James collection
James, I like your fluorite image 0886. Very nice!!!

Don

Yeah, me too James. The subtle zoning is just great, and I can see how it would be difficult to capture.

Keep up the good ...
  Topic: Jaspers & Agates
Ed Huskinson

Replies: 12
Views: 22677

PostForum: Mineralogical Literature   Posted: Jun 26, 2014 19:10   Subject: Re: Jaspers & Agates
Yes. regardless of style of formation, many agates display horizontal banding. And they are just that - bands that indicate the orientation of the agate in it's matrix. The phenomenon is called a &q ...
 
Page 1 of 12 Goto page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12  Next
All times are GMT - 5 Hours
Jump to:  


All pictures, text, design © Forum FMF 2006-2020


Powered by FMF